Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookies made with peanut butter, flourless oatmeal cookies, packed full of walnuts & chocolate chips & filled with marshmallow cream. YUM!
It’s time for peanut butter bash! Who here is as excited as I am?? I love getting creative with peanut butter, because – well, it’s OH SO GOOD! Right??! This month the pairing is peanut butter & cinnamon- so my mind immediately went to peanut butter oatmeal cookies. But I have been wanting to make oatmeal cream pies for a really long time. Oatmeal cookies are the hubs all-time favorite & I have been promising him that I would make some for a while. But I’m not so hot on them usually & need something to jazz them up. So I decided that Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookies would be absolutely perfect.
Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookies
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Now if the hubs had his way these would be straight oatmeal raisin cookies. I rarely do raisins so I often compromise with him & add chocolate chips. I did that here with these – it’s completely optional. You can make these like a traditional oatmeal cream pie too & leave out all the mix-ins. Since I was already adding peanut butter & removing the flour I thought they might need a little extra somethin’-somethin’. You know what – I’m glad I did. That added chocolate & the crunch of the walnuts was a great pairing to go with that awesome marshmallow cream filling. I could eat that stuff by itself – all day long. Honestly – these are truly incredible! I ate way more than I should have & you know, I just refuse to feel guilty about it.
Just look at all that delicious cream filling- oh my, oh my!
Those chocolate chips & walnuts were great.
You could also use pecans & white chocolate chips. YUM!
The kids tried to tell me that if they ate them for breakfast it could be considered healthy since they were made with oatmeal & they are flourless. Where on earth did they learn this logic? Oh- right, that was me 🙂 !
Oatmeal Cream Pies
Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookies
- 2 large eggs
- 2 1/4 cups quick oats
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup butter room temperature
- 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1 tbsp hot water
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 - 7- ounce jar marshmallow creme
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 2/3 cup confectioners sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Beat together sugar, butter, & peanut butter.
- Add baking soda, eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon, & nutmeg.
- Slowly add oats to the mixture. Once mixed, stir in chocolate chips & walnuts.
- Place spoonfuls of batter on baking sheet
- Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until cookies begin to brown on the sides.
- Dissolve the salt in hot water - set aside
- Combine marshmallow creme, shortening, confectioners sugar & vanilla in a mixer bowl & beat well, until fluffy.
- Add the salt water & mix well.
- Spread filling on one side of a cookie and top with another cookie.
They were worth every bite.
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